McNair Research Presentations

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sept. 13
Violette Hall 1000

Senior McNair Scholars will present the results of their summer research projects as part of their preparation for graduate school. This year, a variety of disciplines will be represented, including communication disorders, English, communication, Spanish, health and exercise sciences, justice systems, agriculture science and math. The presentation schedule is as follows: 

·      10:30 a.m.- Tahamara Ibarra, supervised by Dr. Stephen Hadwiger, with “Perceptions and Water Utilization Patterns among Mexican Families Living along the New River in Mexicali and Calexico”

·      10:50 a.m.- Alyse Jenkins, supervised by Dr. Elizabeth Clark, with “Boys in the Burbs: A Critical Analysis of ‘The Boondocks’”

·      11:10 a.m.- Emmanuel Camarillo, supervised by Dr. Michael Seipel, with “Effect of Gradual vs. Abrupt Weaning Strategies on Lamb Performance and Ewe Udder Health”

·      11:30 a.m.- Katherine Tolle, supervised by Dr. Sergio Escobar, with “Language and National Identity: An Analysis of ‘El Gaucho Martin Fierro’”

11:50 a.m.- Danielle Henry, supervised by Dr. Ilene Elmlinger, with “Newborn Hearing Screening Standards in Rural and Urban Areas of Missouri”

The Luncheon will take place from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SUB Activities room.

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